This publication is prepared to highlight the key efficiency factors of the PLEDDG’s systematic approach to implementing investment tools at the regional and municipal level. The information provided in this publication will help create and implement your own investment tools in your region, city, village, or an amalgamated territorial community. We hope that our experience will be useful for anyone who wants to develop their territory, increase investment potential, attract investments, and improve the standards of living for the community

The purpose of this Guide is to foster the integration of environmental sustainability principles into successful SME business
activities. In some cases, this means that an existing SME may adopt a “green strategy” incorporating new environmental
sustainability goals and actions into its business actions. In other cases, it means that new enterprises may be
started that specifi cally target the provision of a “green” product or service.
The primary audience for the Guide is SME decision-makers. The Guide should also be used by public sector decisionmakers
and offi cials who wish to stimulate the development of green SMEs, and by agencies that are engaged in business